Example sentences for: aborigines

How can you use “aborigines” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Each new settlement meant a new beginning but so limited was the relationship between settlers and Aborigines that there was little progress beyond the Port Jackson model.

  • Third, the Aborigines were widely thought of as backward and uncivilised and, while this attitude persisted, their nomenclature carried no great recommendation.

  • All of which seems narracoupa `very good' considering the strenuous efforts made during the Black War of 1831 to disperse the Tasmanian Aborigines.

  • But the only words which imply some sort of relationship, either of location or utilization, between the Aborigines and the land are hunting ground (it being observed in 1830 that the Natives are as tenacious of their hunting grounds as settlers are of their farms), the verb to fire , used with reference to the Aboriginal practice of setting fire to a tract of vegetation either to trap animals or to maintain grassland, and run and station.

  • These small, dark Melanesians are related in type to Australian aborigines and are confined today to the forests of the northern highlands.

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